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mgilla
mgilla
29 September 2014

Installing new internal doors - Builder or Carpenter? pics

Installing new internal doors - Builder or Carpenter? pics

Call a handyman, if you find the right one they will be able to do the lot.

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mgilla
Sep 29, 2014 7:01 pm
lenny
lenny
25 September 2014

BW windows and doors

BW windows and doors

Hi folks, Looking for feedback on BW windows (Sydney company)...? http://www.bwwindows.com.au/ They have come up as an option for our renovations....

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lenny
Sep 25, 2014 9:14 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
24 September 2014

Replacing timber windows

Replacing timber windows

Just a caution if these are heritage sash windows that you wish to be functional. Double glazing is great from an energy saving point of view…

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ECOECO
Sep 24, 2014 12:25 pm
ECOECO
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
23 September 2014

What window colors

What window colors

Are you asking this question because you are having colonial bars or double hungs?

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Treeseachanger
Sep 23, 2014 2:33 pm
Rache
Rache
17 September 2014

ALUMINIUM WINDOW COLOURS

ALUMINIUM WINDOW COLOURS

I would personally run with what will suit best for your internal coours, coz I think either surfmist or wallaby windows would work.

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Rache
Sep 17, 2014 12:09 am
Rache
mycl
mycl
16 September 2014

Staircase landing window - should it be openable?

Staircase landing window - should it be openable?

Hi all, We are designing our place with a switch back staircase with a north facing window at the level of the landing. At the moment we have specified a double glazed…

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mycl
Sep 16, 2014 12:39 pm
bpratt
bpratt
12 September 2014

Door hardware on pivot doors

Door hardware on pivot doors

Thanks grumblebum, it's the sort of thing I was thinking about with the wind and roller latch they have. At least this way I'll have the same door handles on both doors…

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bpratt
Sep 12, 2014 7:50 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
10 September 2014

E Glass/Low E on 6mm v's standard - is it worth it?

E Glass/Low E on 6mm v's standard - is it worth it?

Laminated low-E like ComfortPlus has the coating on the OUTSIDE (which faces to the…

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ECOECO
Sep 10, 2014 2:09 pm
ECOECO
PolkaDots
PolkaDots
8 September 2014

Honeycomb Blinds

Honeycomb Blinds

Thank you dragonchild - yes those are the ones. Good to see that they don't really need to be cleaned much. I'll have to go to a curtains & blinds showroom to have a good…

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PolkaDots
Sep 08, 2014 2:26 pm
marisa@artilux
marisa@artilux
3 September 2014

Window screen mesh with tilt and turn windows?

Window screen mesh with tilt and turn windows?

Wife and I were contemplating upgrading our windows to the new UPVC ones, and we have been in touch with a vendor who showed us several…

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marisa@artilux
Sep 03, 2014 2:56 pm
marisa@artilux
marisa@artilux
3 September 2014

Removing flyscreens - whats the secret?

Removing flyscreens - whats the secret?
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I know this is an older post, but does anyone know if you get white aluminium frame windows if the fly screen mesh remains black or can you get…

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marisa@artilux
Sep 03, 2014 2:30 pm
marisa@artilux
marisa@artilux
3 September 2014

Sunscreen Panel Glides?

Sunscreen Panel Glides?

Hi there, I was wondering if anyone has both normal panel glides and then alongside this sunscreen panel glides too? We have a huge sliding…

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marisa@artilux
Sep 03, 2014 2:12 pm
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MalSannie
Aug 31, 2014 7:21 am
MalSannie
Crazyk
Crazyk
30 August 2014

Window colour Precious silver

Window colour Precious silver

Hi all. Does anyone have pictures of their house with a brownish brick and precious silver windows? We were supposed to have Anodic grey but it's been discontinued. Thanks

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Crazyk
Aug 30, 2014 9:38 pm
Crazyk
staceyd
staceyd
30 August 2014

bowed/not level window

bowed/not level window

Thanks Oncewerefurriers. The problem is, its of sufficient size, its just they haven't levelled it properly, it has a low point and kicks up at one end. The chippy came…

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staceyd
Aug 30, 2014 2:37 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 August 2014

difference between stacker doors and lift & slide doors?

difference between stacker doors and lift & slide doors?

Thanks. But I still don't understand low-e, I've read that it reflects heat back to its source. I can see that that means in summer it stops…

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ECOECO
Aug 26, 2014 10:57 am
ECOECO
mgilla
mgilla
24 August 2014

Wooden Bifold Door Query on Configurations

Wooden Bifold Door Query on Configurations

you can have 4 panels with an access door but that is fixed on one side so only 3 panels with go to the other side. 5 panels will give you an accesss door and all panels…

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mgilla
Aug 24, 2014 4:17 pm
kavehman
kavehman
22 August 2014

E Bay 1 lite doors

E Bay 1 lite doors

I'll go check those ones out, they look ok in the pictures.

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kavehman
Aug 22, 2014 8:37 am
Forg
Forg
20 August 2014

Luxaflex Luminette (I think) - experiences?

Luxaflex Luminette (I think) - experiences?

We struggled to get more than one quote for window-coverings for pur place ... and the one mob that turned-up gave us a quote whivh kinda made us fall off our chairs. For…

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Forg
Aug 20, 2014 9:07 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
18 August 2014

Feature window for Queenslander

Feature window for Queenslander

A bifold window with similar proportions to your casements. Ed

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ECOECO
Aug 18, 2014 1:15 pm
ECOECO
trixee
trixee
16 August 2014

Wardrobe doors in Perth?

Wardrobe doors in Perth?

They are expensive wherever you go. Try Lifestyle Wardrobes in Wangara, they seem to be pretty good value.

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trixee
Aug 16, 2014 8:51 pm
trixee
auds
auds
15 August 2014

Help - do I change my windows or not?

Help - do I change my windows or not?

thanks. I do have a pic I can post when I get to work

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auds
Aug 15, 2014 10:23 am
dojrude
dojrude
13 August 2014

Estimate on upgrade costs

Estimate on upgrade costs

I would think that 17k for the upgrade price is pretty good on the face of it. For starters you need to know what spec of double glazing you…

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dojrude
Aug 13, 2014 2:26 pm
CH2012
CH2012
13 August 2014

Noise solution for leadlight casement windows

Noise solution for leadlight casement windows

Late reply from me Robbie55 but thank you! I had no idea that was done. I have looked up Magnetite and they have leadlight windows in their gallery. We shall look into…

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CH2012
Aug 13, 2014 11:13 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
5 August 2014

Filling gaps between window and house frame

Filling gaps between window and house frame

Tear up insulation and pack it lightly or use a can of expanding foam and cut off the excess. I did the first option at my place and it works…

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ECOECO
Aug 05, 2014 9:47 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
4 August 2014

3AW's Big House & Double Glazed Windows.

3AW's Big House & Double Glazed Windows.

Hi I wanted to ask you, I have VANTAGE double glazed windows throughout my house. Can you please explain why 1. The low E glass used on my 4…

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ECOECO
Aug 04, 2014 1:32 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
22 July 2014

Window tinting

Window tinting

Plus, if you have single glazed low-E or double…

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ECOECO
Jul 22, 2014 3:18 pm
ECOECO
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
19 July 2014

Insect screens for tricky stacker door situation

Insect screens for tricky stacker door situation

Like Saint Mike, we installed Freedom Screens, but instead of putting them on the doors we put them around the alfresco. When the first…

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Saint Mike
Jul 19, 2014 8:27 am
Saint Mike
mycl
mycl
18 July 2014

Reducing garage door noise- panel tilt or sectional? Brand?

Reducing garage door noise- panel tilt or sectional? Brand?

Hi all... We are planning on having the master bedroom over the garage. Does anyone have any tips on how to reduce any associated noise? - garage door type? motor…

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mycl
Jul 18, 2014 10:29 pm
LaceyM
LaceyM
18 July 2014

Window in shower

Window in shower

Any commercial Aluminium section would work (they're flat and water although it would sit on the sill would not get "trapped" on it) But thats only if youre happy with a…

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LaceyM
Jul 18, 2014 3:54 pm
LaceyM
belichun
belichun
18 July 2014

construction of window frames

construction of window frames

We are in the process of buying hardwood window frame for our extension. Just wanted to see if anyone had advice on the benefits/difference between windows that are…

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belichun
Jul 18, 2014 2:48 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
17 July 2014

Single glazed windows

Single glazed windows

Hi, I have our sofa sitting in front of the bay window in the family room. On cold days it is freezing. Is the only solution to rip them out…

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ECOECO
Jul 17, 2014 10:42 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 July 2014

Cost of triple glazed window

Cost of triple glazed window
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Hi Ed, Not a lot of time now, but quickly, I thought this was the study you were originally referred to when you mentioned a study done…

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ECOECO
Jul 14, 2014 5:54 pm
ECOECO
Sarg
Sarg
13 July 2014

Aluminium windows powder coated

Aluminium windows powder coated

Hi Guys, Thought I would give an update. The window sashes were not all replaced as promised only about half. Even these were scratched. We ha be been waiting now for two…

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Sarg
Jul 13, 2014 9:15 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
12 July 2014

Exterior door swing - swing in or out better?

Exterior door swing - swing in or out better?

A lot. Ask your supplier to guarantee the door. Check the laundry width... You need 1450mm.

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ECOECO
Jul 12, 2014 1:13 am
ECOECO
Bluesuede
Bluesuede
11 July 2014

Double Doors for Theatre room - Handles and mushroom stops

Double Doors for Theatre room - Handles and mushroom stops

Is there any need to have a passage set on the door anyway? My media room has a pair of 820…

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Bluesuede
Jul 11, 2014 11:57 am
Bluesuede
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staceyb
Jul 08, 2014 6:09 pm
Beazley77
Beazley77
7 July 2014

Which Windows??

Which Windows??

Thank you Kurt!

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Beazley77
Jul 07, 2014 8:05 pm
Beazley77
LeonCh
LeonCh
4 July 2014

Blinds or Curtains?

Blinds or Curtains?

Thanks CC101. I like curtain and want to buy from this site http://www.energywindowfashions.com.au/curtains

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LeonCh
Jul 04, 2014 8:41 pm
chippy
chippy
3 July 2014

Theatre Room Doors

Theatre Room Doors

Hi felicity The best thing to do is put in solid core doors that match the rest of the doors in the house. If you just have standard flush panel doors (standard flat…

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chippy
Jul 03, 2014 10:26 am
chippy
pearl
pearl
29 June 2014

Help, I don't like the colour of my Colorbond window frames!

Help, I don't like the colour of my Colorbond window frames!
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Hi Teeve Just bumping this thread as i to am thinking of painting my french doors which are currently stone beige. How did yours turn out? where you happy with them? I…

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pearl
Jun 29, 2014 3:52 pm
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Wangmingtao
Jun 27, 2014 6:38 pm
Wangmingtao
Wangmingtao
27 June 2014

Cost for Window upgrades Reasonable?

Cost for Window upgrades Reasonable?

1. For acoustic rated windows, sliding windows are not a good option. Awnings or casement windows are recommended. 2. Builders always have excessive margins for upgraded items.

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Wangmingtao
Jun 27, 2014 4:45 pm
Southies
Southies
23 June 2014

Metallised tinted Window Film

Metallised tinted Window Film

........you need double glazing I suspected as much Ed. Thank you for replying & supplying the links.

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Southies
Jun 23, 2014 3:51 pm
Southies
Stewie D
Stewie D
18 June 2014

Awning window set lower or higher? - for new regulations

Awning window set lower or higher? - for new regulations

Then choose whichever one you prefer that gives you the most amount of light and the best ventilation. Just make sure that you aren't going to create a heat trap in the…

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Stewie D
Jun 18, 2014 3:29 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
17 June 2014

Casement or awning windows for plantation shutters?

Casement or awning windows for plantation shutters?

Hi all, ATM trying to make a decision on bathroom windows upstairs ... it is right to say that casement windows would be better suited for…

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ECOECO
Jun 17, 2014 11:04 am
ECOECO


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